Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Nanotechnology: The Ethical and Social Implications of Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology: The Ethical and Social Implications of Nanotechnology (Hardback)

£66.95
Unavailable. No reason given.
Unavailable

Synopsis

Nanotechnology will eventually impact every area of our world Nanoethics seeks to examine the potential risks and rewards of applications of nanotechnology. This up-to-date anthology gives the reader an introduction to and basic foundation in nanotechnology and nanoethics, and then delves into near-, mid-, and far-term issues. Comprehensive and authoritative, it:* Goes beyond the usual environmental, health, and safety (EHS) concerns to explore such topics as privacy, nanomedicine, human enhancement, global regulation, military, humanitarianism, education, artificial intelligence, space exploration, life extension, and more* Features contributions from forty preeminent experts from academia and industry worldwide, reflecting diverse perspectives* Includes seminal works that influence nanoethics today* Encourages an informed, proactive approach to nanoethics and advocates addressing new and emerging controversies before they impede progress or impact our welfareThis resource is designed to promote further investigations and a broad and balanced dialogue in nanoethics, dealing with critical issues that will affect the industry as well as society.

While this will be a definitive reference for students, scientists in academia and industry, policymakers, and regulators, it's also a valuable resource for anyone who wants to understand the challenges, principles, and potential of nanotechnology.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryEthics & moral philosophyScience & MathematicsScience: general issuesImpact of science & technology on societyTechnicalEngineering & General TechnologyNanotechnology Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd Publication Date: 31/08/2007 ISBN-13: 9780470084168  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Unavailable. No reason given.  

Fritz Allhoff, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Western Michigan University and Research Associate in the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at The Australian National University. Patrick Lin, PhD, is the Research Director for The Nanoethics Group and has academic appointments at Dartmouth College as well as Western Michigan University. James Moor, PhD, is Professor of Philosophy at Dartmouth College as well as an Adjunct Professor with the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at The Australian National University. John Weckert, PhD, is the Professor of Computer Ethics in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professional Fellow at the Centre of Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at Charles Sturt University, and editor-in-chief of Nanoethics: Ethics for Technologies that Converge on the Nanoscale.

More books by Fritz Allhoff

More books by Patrick Lin

More books by James Moor

More books by John Weckert

More books by Mihail C. Roco

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Second Class Available free for ALL orders. No charge for each additional book. 3-7 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Bio & Research Ethics: Issues,...
(Paperback)
Marcella C. Cole
 
 
£152.50
 
Persons: The Difference between...
(Paperback)
Robert Spaemann; Oliver O'Donovan
 
 
£20.00
 
The Cambridge Handbook of ...
(Paperback)
Michael Ruse; Robert J. Richards
 
 
£22.99
 
The Infidel and the Professor: David...
(Hardback)
Dennis C. Rasmussen
 
 
£24.95
 
Latest Blog
The Wild West With Emojis
24/08/2017

Below, exclusively for Foyles, Sophie reflects on the impact of social media and how it has made the world less safe for teenagers.

#FoylesFive: Pre-Orders
21/08/2017

We all know a good book is worth the wait. But the waiting is also really hard when you’re dying to read that hotly anticipated thriller or the latest volume of a great series. Here at Foyles we’ve got you covered.

ZED Books: The role of the independent publisher in a content-obsessed world
18/08/2017

Indie publisher ZED Books have a radical approach to their books and their company structure. Here, they talk to us about the role independent publishers can play in a world of ever expanding (and less than reliable) information sources.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd